With her upright Dutch bike, basket full of silk flowers, closed chainguard, always-on panniers, and lack of helmet, Brookline resident Rebecca brings a little bit of the flavor of Amsterdam to the streets of Boston every day. Rebecca has ridden a bicycle for transportation since she was 23 years old, and with her husband Paul raised their two children to love and enjoy cycling too. We will get to Paul in an upcoming post. Read the rest of this entry »
It’s nice to get out of town every once in a while. Today I used CitiBike, New York’s new bike share program, and rode around the Brooklyn neighborhoods of Park Slope and Cobble Hill. Some observations…
Johanna is an artist and photography professor. Having just recently departed Boston, she will soon be riding her gold custom built one-speed around Nacogdoches, TX where she has taken a job as a photography professor.
This photo appears in the current issue of Momentum Magazine, Issue #62.
Ride on, Johanna!
Sebastian and Amelia are both research scientists who work in the Longwood Medical Area and live nearby in the Coolidge Corner area of Brookline. Hailing originally from Germany and the United Kingdom, respectively, they represent the international flavor of Boston’s cyclezenry. Either one can be seen almost any day of the year commuting to and from work along Longwood Ave on their trusty Linus. Outside of work, Amelia’s pastimes include Read the rest of this entry »
Chris Petty, resident of Jamaica Plain, recently spotted out enjoying a relaxed ride on the Southwest Corridor with his friend Dusty.
This photo is from a series of my photos that appeared in the current issue of Momentum Magazine, Issue #62.
Ride on, Chris!
Sol studies jazz composition at Berklee College of Music and lives in Cambridge, commuting to and from class with ease on her Dahon folding bike.
Ride on, Sol!
Dusty caught my eye because of his unusual bike. His ride is a standard diamond frame road bike frame with extra tall chopper handlebars built, he says, to suit his long legs and short arms. He wanted to make sure I got the Bikes Not Bombs sticker on his helmet in my photo of him.
A Dorchester native, Dusty has been cycling in Boston since the 1970s. “One day I needed to get somewhere quick, so I took my sister’s three speed. Been riding ever since.” He adds, emphatically: “Boston is a biking city.”
Ride on, Dusty!